At least eleven militants affiliated with the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) terrorist group were killed during the joint operations of the Afghan national defense and security forces in eastern Nangarhar province.
The 201st Silab Corps in the East said at least two local leaders of the terror group were also among those killed.
According to the Silab Corps, the operations were jointly conducted by the Afghan National Police, Afghan National Army, and Afghan Local Police forces in Deh Bala district.
At least two hideouts of the terror group along with a depot containing medicines were also destroyed during the operations, the Silab Corps added.
The anti-government armed militant and terrorist groups including the ISIS insurgents have not commented regarding the report so far.
This comes as the Silab Corps officials said Wednesday that a number of ISIS suffered casualties during the airstrikes and operations of the Afghan security forces in eastern Nangarhar province of Afghanistan.
According to Silab Corps, the US forces carried out airstrikes using unmanned aerial vehicles in Dowa Kholi area of Nazian and Gorgori area of Deha Bala district, leaving least three militants were killed and another militant was wounded.
In the meantime, the Silab Corps said a clash broke out between the ISIS insurgents and the Afghan forces during an operation in Kandi Bagha area of Chaparhar, resulting into the killing of an ISIS insurgent while another insurgent was wounded.